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Important End of Year Information for Students

Friday, April 11, 2014

All residence halls will close promptly at 6:00 pm, Saturday May 10, 2014 and all residents must vacate the residence halls by 6:00 pm, Saturday, May 10, 2014. Once you check-out of the room, you will not be allowed back into the residence halls.

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Cheyney University Honors Academic Achievers

Friday, April 11, 2014

More than 350 Cheyney University students received accolades on April 10 for making academics a priority. The University's annual Honors and Awards Convocation attracted the campus community, family and friends.

International Week at Cheyney University April 14 - 18

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

International Festival Week April 14 - 18 offers a variety of enriching cultural experiences for the entire campus community including an International Breakfast, Study Abroad Fair, a panel discussion about Opportunities in International Affairs, a musical performance and an induction ceremony for Phi Beta Delta Honor Scholars.

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Be/Longing: Light/Shadow Performance Mesmerizes CU Crowd

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The artistic masterpiece of poetic movements and innovative sounds featured the critically-acclaimed and internationally known Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D). The show was part of Cheyney University’s 2014 Spring Arts and Lectures Series.

Cheyney University's Career Fair Attracts a Crowd

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Recruiters from 35 companies filled the Marcus Foster Student Center Auditorium at the March 12 Career Fair. A steady flow of students filled the Auditorium throughout the day, and the large student turnout made their trip worthwhile.

Miss Beautifully Curved is Crowned at Cheyney University

Friday, February 28, 2014

Freshman Egypt Bailey is the first Miss Beautifully Curved at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The reigning Miss Cheyney, India Cross, came up with the idea, organized and hosted the pageant on February 26 in the Marcus Foster Student Center. The event was part of her platform which is to unite the women on campus by helping them all find the beauty that is within them.

Leslie McCurdy Wows Crowds in Two Performances of Her One-Woman Play about Harriet Tubman

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Canadian actress and playwright Leslie McCurdy performed two magnificent presentations of her solo adrenaline-charged historical drama “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman" February 19 in the Marian Anderson Music Center on the historic Cheyney University (CU) campus.

Cheyney Junior Spends Spring Semester Studying at Duke University

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Anyone who knows Allentown, PA native Travonya Kenly knows for certain that she wants to spend her life saving pandas. The 20-year-old Cheyney University ecology major, now in her junior year, discovered pandas after visiting the zoo in Washington, DC when she was in middle school.

HRTM Senior Stands For Cheyney

Friday, January 31, 2014

CU Senior Aaron Yancey takes his responsibilities seriously. "As a first generation college graduate, I feel obligated to be the ideal Cheyney man, the model student."

CU Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Features Networking for Entrepreneurs by Deborah Frazier, RBC Wealth Management, on March 11

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Professional wealth advisor Deborah Frazier will present a program, Networking for Entrepreneurs, at Cheyney University’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Series on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Lady Wolves Earn Another Victory

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Kia Whitley-Duncan scored a career-high 27 points including 16 in the first half to pace Cheyney (3-14:3-5) to an 82-70 victory over Lock Haven (4-14:2-6).

Cheyney Students Participate in MLK Jr. Day of Service

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

School was closed on Monday, January 20 but that didn't stop 30 Cheyney University students and staff from spending a 'day on' instead of a 'day off' on the National Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Spring 2014 Internship Institute Offers Workshops Every Wednesday

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Institute focuses on interviewing, resume building, professional development, appropriate dress, and communication skills, as well as other topics that relate to conducting an effective job search. As a free service to Cheyney students, it is highly recommended that all students participate in the Institute in either their sophomore or junior year.

Free Mobile Crisis Team Available For Student Assistance

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Cheyney University partners with the Delaware County Crisis Connection to provide services to students, faculty and staff all-year-round. A free mobile crisis team is available to come to campus to help with assessment, intervention, and referral. Services include assistance with mental health issues, suicide intervention, and educational prevention workshops for students.

Physician Services in the Health Center

Monday, December 2, 2013

Physician Services will be available in the Health Center from 8 am - 3 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wedensday for the remainder of this semester.

Brand U 101 Leaves Cheyney Students Feeling Invigorated

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Cheyney University students learned a lot about professional brand development and self-motivation in a two-day workshop Brand U 101 at Marcus Foster Student Center November 20 and 21, facilitated by successful entrepreneur Edmund E. Lewis.

Cheyney Business Club Gets Down to Business

Friday, November 22, 2013

Cheyney University's newest organization, the Cheyney Business Club (CBC), is ready to help you learn how to deal with money. The CBC is part of the Collegiate DECA international Chapter which prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in colleges around the globe.

Black Angels Over Tuskegee Pack The House

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The November 18 production of Layon Gray's Black Angels Over Tuskegee drew an almost-full house for this brilliant production which chronicled the history of the Tuskegee Airmen. The narrated production was presented through the eyes of six Tuskegee Airmen who battled racism and segregation during the 1940’s to beat the odds and earn their wings. The audience response ranged from laughter to tears.

CU's Soulful Sound Band To Compete in Big Apple Classic

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

On Sunday, December 15th, Cheyney University's Soulful Sound Band will be at the Big Apple Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Events there include a college fair featuring over 20 HBCUs, a dynamic step show performance, a drum-line competition and highly-anticipated halftime show plus the basketball games.

Author Ayana Mathis Captivates Audience at Cheyney University

Friday, November 8, 2013

The Keystone Honors Academy (KHA) hosted a Book Club Discussion with author Ayana Mathis, of “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" (2012), on November 7, 2013 in Cheyney University's Marian Anderson Auditorium.

Turn A Great Idea Into a Great Business Is Topic of October 23 Cheyney University Entrepreneurial Leadership Center Lecture Series

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Robert Wingerter, Vice Chairman Client Services, SCORE, will cover techniques to “Turn a Great Idea Into a Great Business” at the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) program at Cheyney University on Wednesday, November 13.

Cheyney University Chemistry Professor Leads Students to Scientific Research

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Cheyney University Chemistry Professor Dr. Adedoyin Adeyiga recalls that when he interviewed for a faculty position at Cheyney University in 2004, he saw potential in the University and its students.

Cheyney University Joins the Elite as All-Steinway School

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Cheyney University recently became an All-Steinway School, joining more than 160 other schools in the world with that same illustrious distinction. Industry experts also say that just the All-Steinway School title alone, a universal symbol of excellence, is expected to enhance Cheyney University’s music program for the next 30 to 40 years.

Siblings Set New Record at Cheyney University

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

When 21-year-old Cheyney University senior Sibongele Murray was crowned Homecoming Queen this month, she and her siblings set a new record at the nation's first institution for higher learning for African Americans.

Free Bloomberg Aptitude Test Scheduled for November 6

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Cheyney University students - especially business administration majors - are encouraged to take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) on November 6 in 216 Logan Hall. Doors open at 9 am and the test runs from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Preregistration is required and can be done online.

The Keystone Honors Academy at Cheyney University Prepares Students for Graduate Study

Friday, October 18, 2013

More than 100 students attended The Keystone Honors Academy's Fall 2013 Graduate School Fair on Cheyney University's campus October 17, 2013. The wide selection of graduate schools from around the region gave students a variety of programs to consider for post-baccalaureate study.

Upcoming Events

International Week Event: STUDY ABROAD FAIR
Thursday, April 17
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Friday, April 18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, April 18
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Friday, April 18
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Mens and Womens Track
Saturday, April 19
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Concert Choir - Concert
Tuesday, April 22
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

HBCU Pride Day
Wednesday, April 23
12:00 AM

ELC Spring 2014 Leadership Fair - Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, April 23

Entrepreneurial Leadership Fair
Wednesday, April 23
9:00 AM

Cheyney Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, April 23
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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